Wednesday, May 15, 2013
As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
- SMART SPENDING
Wednesday, May 15
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that, too. This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for..." where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The car involved in Saturday night's accident near the Oconee Connector had been reported stolen out of Monroe, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.
Oconee County deputies Monday arrested a man they say crashed a stolen car near the Oconee Connector and fled the scene late Saturday night. Charleston Jamal Croffie, 21, was taken into custody at Parkview Homes in Athens on Monday afternoon after investigators received a tip that he was there, according to the Athens Banner-Herald. Around 11:45 p.m. Saturday, the Sheriff's Office issued an alert that a man had fled from a deputy who tried to pull him over for speeding. The car crashed at the intersection of Daniels Bridge and Mars Hill roads and the suspect fled the scene on foot. K-9s were brought in to assist with the search and the Sheriff's Office issued a lookout for Croffie shortly afterward. Investigators later learned the BMW that…
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect from the incident late Saturday night.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, February 3
Oconee County deputies used K-9s in a late night search for a man the Sheriff's Office says crashed a vehicle near the Oconee Connector at the intersection of Daniels Bridge and Mars Hill roads and fled the scene on foot. A deputy had attempted to stop the man for speeding, according to a Nixle alert sent just before midnight on Saturday. The Sheriff's Office later identified the suspect as 21-year-old Charleston Jamal Croffie. Croffie is described as 5'11" and 160 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black jacket and dark clothing. The earlier alert stated he was bleeding. Anyone who spots Croffie or has information about his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Sheriff's Office at 706-769-5665. Subscribe to the Athens Patch Newsletter…